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Maicon The Next In At Manchester City

Maicon The Next In At Manchester City

It's all happening. The powerful Brazilian full-back Maicon has signed for The Blues from Inter Milan in a £3 million transfer coup...

Roberto Mancini's latest signing adds steel and vast experience to his squad ahead of The Blues exciting Champions League Group Stage campaign. The defender will rejoin his former manager and meet his new team-mates following international duty with Brazil.

Internazionale paid tribute to the big 31 year old in a farewell message:

'Douglas Maicon has been overwhelming for the Nerazzurri, playing 249 times and scoring 20 goals. He leaves an indelible mark on Inter, who triumphed in Italy, in Europe and the world. Maic, as his teammates call him, to the public The Colossus, embarks on a new adventure that is like a return to those early days at Inter, as he joins Manchester City Coach Roberto Mancini. To both, from Inter, good luck from the heart.'

Mancini said: "We are talking about one top player in Maicon, because he has experience."

Welcome to Manchester City, Colossus!





CITY NEWS:

The Transfer Window closes at 23h00 BST tonight after Brian Marwood puts the cat out. We'll bring you confirmation of all the signings and departures on VMC as the club confirm what the stories are.

City have drawn Aston Villa at home in the third round of The Capital One League Cup. The tie will be played week commencing 24 September.

Joe Hart, Joleon Lescott and James Milner have been called up to the England squad for the World Cup Qualifying matches against Moldova and Ukraine.

UPDATED UPCOMING FIXTURES:
all times East Manchester

TOMORROW 17h30 QPR, The Etihad, PL
Sa 15 Sep 15h00 Stoke, The Britannia Stadium, PL
Tu 18 Sep 19h45 Real Madrid, The Bernabeu, CL
Su 23 Sep 16h00 Arsenal, The Etihad, PL
TBC Aston Villa, The Etihad, LC3
Sa 29 Sep 15h00 Fulham, Craven Cottage, PL
We 03 Oct 19h45 Borussia Dortmund, The Etihad, PL
Sa 06 Oct 12h45 Sunderland, The Etihad, PL
Sa 20 Oct 15h00 West Brom, The Hawthorns, PL
We 24 Oct 19h45 Ajax, Amsterdam Arena, CL
Sa 27 Oct 17h30 Swansea City, The Etihad, PL




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Writer:Johnny Baguette
Date:Friday August 31 2012
Time: 4:37PM

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Welcome to the champions of England Maicon. What a stunning goal that was against Juve. Here's hoping we see a few like that from him in a City shirt.
Bluedub
31/08/2012 20:57:00
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It's been documented elsewhere but Micah will learn a lot off this fella.
Johnny Baguette
01/09/2012 08:37:00
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Should be a good influence in the dressing room like Viera was.
Wswilly3
02/09/2012 13:05:00
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